San Francisco 49er Richard Sherman pays $27K in student lunch debt

by Jordyn Pair · Dec 2nd, 2019 1:48 pm
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Last Updated Dec 2nd, 2019 at 2:12 pm

San Francisco 49er Richard Sherman paid for more than $20,000 in school lunch debt for students in Washington and California this week.

Through his charity, Blanket Coverage Foundation, Sherman covered $20,000 in lunch debt for students in the Tacoma School District. He also paid for $7,000 worth of lunch debt for students in Santa Clara, California.

Sherman started Blanket Coverage Foundation to help low-income students. The charity has donated to multiple causes, including restocking the shelves of three Washington food banks, donating school supplies, and raising money for football players in his hometown so they could compete in the National Youth Football Championship.

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